Messor rugosus

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Messor rugosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. rugosus
Binomial name
Messor rugosus
(André, 1881)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Israel (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • rugosus. Aphaenogaster barbara var. rugosa André, 1881b: 75 (w.m.) ISRAEL. Combination in Messor: Emery, 1908e: 458. Raised to species: Emery, 1908e: 458. Current subspecies: nominal plus bodenheimeri.



  • André, E. 1881c. Catalogue raisonné des Formicides provenant du voyage en Orient de M. Abeille de Perrin et description des espèces nouvelles. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (6)(1): 53-78 (page 75, worker, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1908f. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil III. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 437-465 (page 458, Combination in Messor, and raised to species)